Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Celestial chorus

Do you have a particular song that strikes you as so so perfect, so sublime that just hearing it makes you choke up and weep that this broken world is unworthy of its beauty? I bet you do. For you, it might be Pachelbel’s Canon; for others, perhaps Nick Cave’s “Red Right Hand” or Wagner’s […]

Music of the spheres

I participated in this conversation recently: The Scene: the computer room. Andy is seated at the computer wearing headphones. Michele enters unnoticed. Michele (barely audible over headphone music) Hey, what are you listening to? Andy (realizing after several seconds that Michele is in the room, turns down music volume and removes one of the headphone […]